Apollo Cradle & Children’s Hospital, Karapakkam Organises Blissful Pregnancy Program for expecting Parents
- A program designed to address women’s concerns about pregnancy, alleviate fears and create a positive mind frame to have a healthy and happy pregnancy
Chennai, May 7th, 2022: Apollo Cradle & Children’s Hospital, Karapakkam organised a blissful pregnancy programme for expectant parents that covers from early pregnancy to early motherhood. The programme aims to boost confidence and preparedness for pregnancy with more ease and be ready for childbirth and newborn care. The pogramme has been designed as interactive workshops, sessions offering a remarkably seamless experience from conception to birth.
Expectant parents were connected to a smart team of doctors and medical specialists who gave cutting-edge information and recommendations on topics such as prenatal nutrition, changes in the body throughout pregnancy, phases of labour, pain management during labour, and Lamaze techniques.
Dr. Rajsri J Shankar, Consultant-Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Apollo Hospitals, said “The rising rates of Caesarean sections all over the world is a worrying trend”. Hence Patient education and preparation towards optimum pregnancy outcomes are some of the tools to reduce the incidence of caesarean section. A Blissful Pregnancy Program is designed to address women’s concerns about pregnancy, alleviate fears and create a positive mind frame to have a healthy and happy pregnancy.”
A panel of experienced obstetricians & gynaecologists including Dr. Sowmya Raghavan, Dr. Janani Iyer, Dr. Rajsri J Shankar, Dr. Amudha Hari, Dr. Karthiga Devi, Dr. Nithya Babukumar & Dr. Dhivyambigai came together to discuss the various topics on normal delivery, Vaginal Birth after C section, Importance of a support team of anaesthetist & neonatologist for better outcomes followed by an interesting panel discussion on “Debunking myths in pregnancy”.
About Apollo Hospitals:
It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap C Reddy made a pioneering endeavor by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Now, as Asia’s foremost trusted integrated healthcare group, its presence includes over 12,000 beds across 72 Hospitals, 4500+ Pharmacies, over 120 Primary Care clinics and 700+ Diagnostic centers, 500 plus Telemedicine Centers, over 15 medical education centers and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials, epidemiological studies, stem cell & genetic research, Apollo Hospitals has been at the forefront of new medical advancements with the most recent investment being the commissioning of South East Asia’s very first Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai.
Every four days, the Apollo Hospitals Group touches a million lives, in its mission to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual. In a rare honor, the Government of India had issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo’s contribution, the first for a healthcare organization. Apollo Hospitals Chairman, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan in 2010. For 37 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology. Its hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals in the country for advanced medical services.
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